Outreach, Development and Education

IDIA in the news as part of the coverage of the establishment of the Inter-governmental SKA organisation

The signature, at ministerial level, of a  treaty to establish the international SKA organisation took place earlier in March 2019. South Africa and seven other nations signed the treaty to build the SKA , a major development in the realisation of the world’s largest radio telescope. Already, facilities like the South African MeerKAT telescope in …

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DARA Big Data Policy fellows at the Science Forum South Africa.

IDIA is a co-proposer of the DARA Big Data programme. Part of the initiative is the DARA Big Data Africa School held earlier this year. Another element is the DARA Big Data Science Policy Fellows who will take part in a dedicated session at the Science Forum South Africa in Pretoria in December 2018. More …

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IDIA-supported hackathon for International Data Week

International Data Week (IDW) 2018 is taking place 5-8 Novembre 2018. A global movement mobilizing data scientists and researchers, representatives from industry and policy makers, IDW stimulates the adoption of data-driven research in every field. Part of IDW2018, the international SciDataCon conference is taking place in Botswana this year. The theme for this year’s conference is …

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